Yankton man charged with 2nd degree murder



    YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - Authorities say a Yankton man has been charged with second-degree homicide as murder in connection with his uncle's death.
 
     Twenty-eight-year-old Joshua Charles Hudson is also charged with aggravated assault and grand theft. 
 
     Hudson was arrested Friday after a chase that started in Iowa and ended in South Dakota. Hudson asked for an attorney during a court hearing. His bond was set at $1 million.
 
     Authorities say Hudson was driving his uncle's truck when arrested. They say officers found a blacksmith hammer in the truck that they believe Hudson used as the murder weapon.
 
     Forty-six-year-old Todd Hudson was found dead in his Yankton home after police received a call for a welfare check. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.
    
     
 AP-WF-03-10-14

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